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The Solar System

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The Solar System

  1. 1. The solar system<br />Chelsea Helrigel<br />
  2. 2. What Will We Learn About?<br />Sun<br />Inner Planets<br />Moon<br />Outer Planets <br />
  3. 3. The Sun<br />http://www.astr.ua.edu/ay102/Lab7/Lab_7_home.html<br />
  4. 4. Sun<br />http://www.solarviews.com/eng/sun.htm<br />http://www2.hawaii.edu/~wenzhi/quiz2/facts/sun.html<br />Star at the center of solar system<br />The size of 1.3 million Earths<br />Surface= 11,000 degrees F<br />Sunspots and Solar Flares <br />
  5. 5. The Inner Planets<br />Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars <br />http://www.cbk.waw.pl/~kalma/inplanets.php<br />
  6. 6. Mercury<br />http://nineplanets.org/mercury.html<br />http://www.astromax.org/planets/mercury.htm<br />Closest to the Sun <br />Eighth largest planet<br />Orbit= 87 days<br />Extremely high temperatures<br />48 million miles from Earth<br />
  7. 7. Venus<br />http://nineplanets.org/venus.html<br />http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Venus/venus.html<br />Second from the Sun<br />Sixth largest planet<br />Brightest planet<br />Orbit= 224 days<br />Earth’s “Sister Planet”<br />162 million miles from Earth<br />
  8. 8. Earth<br />http://nineplanets.org/earth.html<br />http://shannonpenrod.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/earths-new-address-is-freaking-me-out/<br />Third from the Sun<br />Fifth largest planet<br />Only known planet with life<br />Orbit= 365 days<br />93 million miles from the Sun<br />
  9. 9. Mars<br />http://nineplanets.org/mars.html<br />http://www.vanderbilt.edu/virtualschool/programs/space/missiontomars.htm<br />Fourth from the Sun<br />Seventh largest planet<br />Orbit= 687 days<br />“Red Planet”<br />36 million miles from Earth<br />
  10. 10. The Moon<br />Earth<br />http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/astronomical-information-center<br />
  11. 11. Moon<br />http://nineplanets.org/luna.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Full_moon.jpeg<br />Earth’s only moon<br />5th largest moon in the solar system<br />Orbit= 23 days<br />“Man on the Moon”<br />First Man on the Moon<br />Neil Armstrong<br />
  12. 12. The Outer Planets<br />Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto ?? <br />http://www.planetsalive.com/?planet=Main&tab=C<br />
  13. 13. Jupiter<br />http://nineplanets.org/jupiter.html<br />http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/jupiterfact.html<br />Fifth from the Sun <br />Largest planet<br />Gas giant<br />Orbit= 11 years <br />390,682,810 mile from Earth<br />Great Red Spot<br />Size of 3 Earths<br />
  14. 14. Saturn<br />http://nineplanets.org/saturn.html<br />http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/saturnfact.html<br />Sixth from the Sun<br />Second largest planet<br />Gas giant<br />Orbit= 29 years<br />Planetary rings<br />744 million miles from Earth <br />
  15. 15. Uranus<br />http://nineplanets.org/uranus.html<br />http://www.feastoffun.com/tag/uranus/<br />Seventh from the Sun <br />Third largest planet<br />Orbit= 84 years <br />Axial tilt<br />Parallel <br />Planetary rings<br />13<br />2.57 billion miles from Earth<br />
  16. 16. Neptune<br />http://nineplanets.org/neptune.html<br />http://www.universetoday.com/21581/neptune/<br />Eighth from the Sun <br />Fourth largest planet<br />Orbit= 164 years<br />Planetary rings<br />3<br />Icy <br />4.7 billion miles from Earth <br />
  17. 17. Pluto ??<br />http://nineplanets.org/pluto.html<br />http://www.profilekiss.com/picture/code-107/pluto.html<br />Is it a planet? <br />Dwarf planet <br />Kuiper Belt <br />Ninth from the Sun<br />Orbit= 248 years<br />26 billion miles away from Earth <br />

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